M&A specialist Simone Reis and international tax expert Rajesh Simhan, who both left Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) after more than 12 years at the firm’s Mumbai office, have set up a boutique firm called Anagram Partners in Mumbai.

Reis, who joined NDA in 2009 as a senior associate, was named co-headed of the firm’s M&A practice in 2013. She previously worked with DSK Legal.

Meanwhile, Simhan, who joined NDA in 2008, recently led the team on ReNew Power’s planned $8 billion SPAC listing.


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